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new trial for amanda knox in italy? >>> plus, 14 people spanning four states, could it be you? good morning. i'm alex witt. thank you for joining us on this sunday. michael bloomberg squaring off with wayne lapierre on "meet the press". >> i think when you have members that say they think we should have reasonable checks before people are allowed to buy guns, they all support the second amendment as though i do, but there are an awful lot of people that think this is one of the great issues of our times. we have to stop -- >> you just heard mayor bloomberg but he's going to find out this is a country of the people, by the people, and for the people and he can't spend enough of his $27 billion to try to impose his will on the american public. they don't want him in their restaurants, at their home, telling them what food to eat, sure don't want to tell them what self-defense firearms to own. >> mayor bloomberg promotes gun control that include as $12 million tv ad campaigning the mayors against illegal guns. here's part of their new ad. >> i've owned a gun all my life and i'll fight
with the very latest. good morning to you. >> good morning, josh. amanda knox is not in italy this morning. she's here in america getting ready for the release of her memoir but the final chapter of this sensational legal drama is not quite written now. now, italy's highest court will decide if it was right to set her free. >> my family is the most important thing to me right now and i just want to go and be with them. >> reporter: amanda knox is enjoying her freedom but her italian legal drama is not quite over. on monday, during a supreme court hearing in rome, the final step in knox's legal process, she will learn if italy's highest court agrees with the decision to free her. the prosecution appealed knox and sollecito's acquittal in a 100-page report questioning apparent contradictions in the ruling. the worst hearing outcome for knox would be a retrial and another agonizing wait for it to all end. knox's defense has appealed her slander conviction, a result of her falsely accusing her former boss patrick lumumba. as her roommate's killer. in 2009, she testified that she suggested lumumba a
but could amanda knox go back to prison for her roommate's death? senior cnn international reporter ben wedeman has more on the case. >> reporter: an emotional amanda knox is led from an italian courtroom after learning she was free at last. the murder conviction against her and her former boyfriend overturned on appeal. that was october 2011. they had spent four years in prison for the 2007 sexual assault and murder of her roommate, british exchange student meredith kircher. it was a tabloid case that riveted the media, attracting an army of journalists to the medieval town of perugia where knox and kircher were studying italian language and culture. knox's tearful return to her family home in seattle, washington, seemed like the end of her ordeal, but it may not have been the end after all. the prosecution is demanding a retrial and will appeal the conviction before the italian supreme court in rome. the wheels of italian justice, however, grind slowly. if the acquittal is overturned, the case could go back to an appellate court. if that happens, knox might have to return to italy. if
. >> and tiger woods in the lead. he could be number one. great to have you here. >>> now to the latest on amanda knox. an italian appeals court is in session trying to decide if she'll face another trial. over the 2007 murder of her roommate. john muller has the latest. good morning, john. >> reporter: today is the day. the end of a six-year legal nightmare or back to step one. a retrial. all eyes on the italian supreme court. this morning, inside the italian supreme court, prosecutors are making the case that amanda knox and raffaele sollecito should never have been acquitted of meredith kercher and are ordered a retrial. after they were released 18 months ago, prosecutors appealed the lower court's decision, citing contradictions in the rulings. kercher's family supports the appeal telling the media there are still unanswered questions. we're searching for the truth. in a statement to abc news, the knox family says this is another example of harassment by the prosecution. >> we're hopeful and prayerful that they'll render a verdict which will simply say that the apell at court acted properly.
out to the poor, hungry and forgotten. >>> and more legal troubles for amanda knox. 's in 2001, saying she was not guilty of murdering her roommate. now considering throwing out the acquittal. announcing the decision tomorrow. >>> and someone in the garden state is really, really rich. $338 million rich in fact. no one has come forward to claim the prize. we know last night's winning powerball ticket was sold in new jersey. >>> same-sex marriage taking center stage in the coming days. the supreme court will take up two historic cases this weani s. president obama supporting same-sex marriage issued a brief with the court calling doma constitutional. >> it's not their rule to decide what's constitutional. doma was a law passed by the house and senate and signed into law by president clinton. and in our system of government, the administration doesn't get to decide what's constitutional. the supreme court does. >> and it will. starting tuesday. a constitutional law expert, nyu, and the president of founder of freedom and the right leaning heritage foundation. thank you to all of you for
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